Denon It’s an anniversary and to celebrate its 110 years in the world of sound have chosen to launch four HiFi equipment High-end with an elegant design in silver and graphite finishes and height specifications.
It’s about the A110 Series formed by the AV receiver AVC-A110the integrated amplifier PMA-A110the SACD player DCD-A110 and the phono cartridge MC DL-A110all of them with the corresponding anniversary logo and ready to work together or separately as a center or as part of a hi-fi system that we already have at home.
AVC-A110 AV Receiver
The flagship of the anniversary line is without a doubt this new AV receiverwhich is immediately at the top of the manufacturer’s range, being capable of working with up to 13.2 channels and with support for video signals up to 8K at 60 Hz or 4K at 120 Hz.
It is capable of decoding tracks Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS:X Prosupports IMAX Enhanced, Auro-3D and its output HDMI 2.1 main supports the eARC system to be able to pass uncompressed audio from a television. It also includes the latest features in terms of features for games such as Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Quick Frame Transport (QFT).
The power stage has a monolithic design governed by a huge power transformer which weighs no less than 8.2 kilos and is capable of providing up to 150 watts per channel with 8 ohm loads.
Of course it will be compatible with the manufacturer’s multiroom audio platform. HEOS and you can directly access streaming music services such as Spotify, Amazon Music HD, TIDAL or Deezer. It is also compatible with Apple AirPlay 2 and voice control from a speaker with Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri.
The next device on the list is this integrated amplifier called PMA-A110with an elegant design with a sober front and that keeps inside a mixed analog-digital configuration with a power source capable of delivering up to 80 watts to each of its two stereo channels.
Features advanced signal processing Ultra AL32 to improve the signal to noise ratio and work at 24 bits and 384 KHz in a quad DAC able to deal with clues DSD256 but also to manage the signals coming from its digital coaxial, RCA and even MM and MC phono ports.
He DCD-A110 it’s a SACD playera somewhat obsolete format but which nevertheless continues to maintain its group of regular users with a good collection of compact discs on the shelves.
Incorporates the patented system by Denon Suppress Vibration Hybrid which reduces vibrations when playing records CD-Audio and SACD so that fewer reading errors occur and greater sound fidelity is achieved.
The manufacturer has chosen to use an aluminum tray with 2 mm steel fasteners to reduce vibrations. Supports playback DSD tracks (2.8MHz/5.6MHz) and PCM files up to 24 bits and 192 KHz.
In addition, it also uses the same digital signal processing system Ultra AL32 than the rest of the range, two different watches for sampling rates 44.1 and 48 KHz and independent power supplies for the analog and digital sections of the equipment to reduce interference.
The last device in this anniversary edition is the DL-A110a Moving Coil cartridge for turntable that has a weight of 6 grams, graphite design like the rest of the equipment in the range and a bayonet connector.
Price and availability
Denon’s new A110 Series equipment will begin to arrive at distributors in Octoberstarting with the AVC-A110 for a price of 5,500 euroshe PMA-A110 by 3,500 euros and followed by DCD-A110 by 3,000 euros. A month later, in November, the DL-A110 for 600 euros.